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Too Good To Be True


When flipping or scrolling through a brochure of a travel agency, it’s a pretty safe bet, that the illustrations for a journey to Holland contains a picture of a tulip farm. And for the nights, you might choose between the ‘Golden Tulip’, the ‘Royal Tulip’ or the ‘Tulip Inn’. The national flower of the dutch did not grow naturally in …

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The Shoeshine Boy & the Hairdresser

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Summer 1929 – New York In the ‘Roaring Twenties’ – a period of powerful economic growth and profound cultural change from 1920 to 1929 – the national wealth in the US doubled. The Dow Jones rocketed, thereby creating many new millionaires and stock trading became America’s favorite pastime as investors could make a quick killing. Many invested their life savings …

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